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Termux Alternatives for Android

There are many alternatives to Termux for Android if you are looking for a replacement. The best Android alternative is ConnectBot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Termux and four of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to Termux are Android Terminal Emulator, Better Terminal Emulator Pro and Another Term.

Termux alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Termux.
This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android
  • Android Tablet
  • F-Droid
  • zsh
  • Bash

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  1. ConnectBot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    ConnectBot is a Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Its ultimate goal is to create a secure connection through which you can use a shell on a remote machine and transfer files back and forth to your phone.

    Most users think ConnectBot is a great alternative to Termux.
  2. Android Terminal Emulator

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    Android-Terminal-Emulator - A VT-100 terminal emulator for the Android OS.

    Android Terminal Emulator vs Termux opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Android Terminal Emulator is a great alternative to Termux.

    Supports older versions of Android (<5)

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  3. Harness the native Linux command-line potential of Android with this Terminal.

  4. SSH / Telnet / UART dongles (USB and Bluetooth) / own PTY client for Android.

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